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've been in mali for four weeks fighting against islamic extremists. in mexico city, rescue workers kept up their search for survivors of an explosion at the offices of mexico's state-run oil company. the blast happened late yesterday, killing at least 33 people and wounding 121 others. rescue workers dug through the rubble of the basement and first three floors of the building where about 250 people worked. the cause of the blast is still unknown and authorities are investigating. the retired cardinal of los angeles, roger mahony, was relieved of all his public duties today by his successor. it came as the diocese released thousands of previously secret documents showing he shielded priests who sexually abused children decades ago. the public censure was unparalleled in the american catholic church. mahony will still be able to celebrate mass and can vote for pope until he turns 80, two years from now. u.s. secretary of energy stephen chu announced today he's stepping down. during his tenure, he came under fire for the handling of a solar energy loan to solyndra. it later went bankrupt and
city, alabama, gabe guttierez, a tough few days. another emotional day ahead, i suspect. >> reporter: that's right. this afternoon mourners are preparing to remember that slain bus driver. police appear willing to wait this one out. as police towed the school bus from the crime scene friday, investigators released the first picture of the man they say is responsible. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. the man believed to be holding hostage a boy with asberger's syndrome named ethan in an underground bunker. >> we understand he's got supplies there. he's got food there. but this is a young child five years old. has he got food that this child will eat? >> reporter: nbc news has confirmed dykes served in the u.s. navy in the 60s. he served various awards, a good conduct med methal and vietnam service medal. but on tuesday those honors seem very far away. police say dykes boarded a stopped school bus and demanded two random young children. when the bus drive refused, plea say dykes shot and killed him and made off with 5-year-old ethan. kelly miller says her kids got off that bus right before
at the scene in midland city, alabama. what's the latest? >> reporter: no resolution as the hostage standoff goes into a fifth afternoon. however, authorities say they are in constant communication with 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes communicating through the pvc pipe that provides ventilation from the surface to his underground bunker. authorities say they have no reason to believe that any physical harm has come to the 5-year-old hostage. listen. >> mr. dykes, through our communications we've been able to -- he's told us that he's got an electric heater and some blankets inside and he's taking care of him. he's also allowed us to provide coloring books medication toys. >> reporter: and the sheriff goes on to say i want to thank him for taking care of our child, that is very important. the 5-year-old boy was abducted from this school bus that you're looking at in this video tuesday afternoon. that's when the abduction occurred. witnesses say a gunman came on board the bus demanding hodges and shot the driver when the school bus driver tried to confront the gunman. charles poland jr. that schoo
of two men. ed koch, the three-term mayor of new york who transformed the city and became a celebrity in his own right. and max campleman, a diplomat who negotiated cold war treaties -- treatries and during one stage act is as moderator for "washington week in review." we have to go for now but the conversation continues online on the "washington week" webcast extra. we'll be talking about the massachusetts senate race and other topics and on our home page peak into the "washington week" video vault to see what doyle said about the immigration story back in 2007. he looks the same. keep up with daily developments over the pbs news hour and we'll see you again next week on "washington week." good night. >> corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to connect your forces to what they need when they need it. >> to help troops see darningeful before it sees them. -- danger before it sees them. >> to answer the call of the brave and bring them safely home. >> around the globe the people of boeing are working together to support and protect all who
through many different synagogues in new york city and that employer's association essentially came and said they belief in standard and guideline answer they believe that having standards and guidelines was actually in the employer's interest as well. because they were tired of the very arbitrary, unpredictedble, as much as it's a wild west for workers. it can feel that way for employers as well they created a supportive space for employers to come together. talk about their experiences. employers what their struggling with and grappling with them and supported them to understand what some good guidelines might look like. >> something you can download. >> you. it's on the website on the domesticemployers.org. the association is national called hand and hand. and under the notion that healthy homes and god workplaces go hand and hand. we were -- we did all kinds of educational forums with organizers. we're organizing together in a neighbor called park slope in new york in brooklyn to create a neighborhood-wide code of care. where employers and workers and local businesses and local
back marcus allen and his take on concussions and kids in the sport and the clash in the crescent city. president obama shifting focus back to the economy after encouraging economic news friday. >> home prices are starting to climb again and car sales at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. the business created 2.2 million jobs last year and our economy created more jobs than econom t economists originally thought. >> jones industrial average closed about 14,000 on friday, the highest since 2007. the los angeles mayor has put an end to speculation that he will be joining the obama cabinet. there is talk he might be transportation secretary. he said he will finish out his term as mayor. in massachusetts, former senator scott brown said he will not be running for the senate seat vacated by john kerry, but there is speculation that brown could have his eye on the governor's seat when patrick steps down in 2014. we will take you to boston to big deeper into that story later in the show. a whole lot to get to first. vice president biden is in germany and talking international s
new york city. caller: good morning. what you just read in the article, it makes the case why religious institutions ought not to be tax-exempt and get all the tax breaks that they do. they are using their tax breaks to hire lawyers that are costing the taxpayers even more money to basically just have a normal secular society. this issue of birth control, the rest of the world is laughing at us that we are even controverting over it. it should not even be an issue on the table. again, the tax-exempt status for religious institutions, i do not know if there are organizations that are trying to repeal this tax-exempt status, but i never really heard of a program on c- span about it, but these organizations, these religious institutions -- it is the tax breaks they get. host: nick from fairview, tennessee. on the independent line. caller: this is a ploy. socialists like the kennedys and obama, they will vilify -- if they cannot get it right, kruschev said, we will take two steps forward, and one step backward. we no longer live under a constitutional republic. liberals claim that
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york times." he called koch the master showman of city hall who parlayed shrewd political instincts and plenty of chutzpah in three tumultuous terms of mayor of new york with all the tenacity, zest, and combativeness that personified his city of golden dreams. he used to walk the streets of new york asking how am i doing? ed koch was 88. [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ we've decided to we're all having such a somegreat year in the gulf, put aside our rivalry. 'cause all our states are great. and now is when the gulf gets even better. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride or just lay in the sun. enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty. and don't forget our amazing seafood. so come to the gulf, you'll have a great time. especially in alabama. yo
called koch the master showman of city hall who parlayed shrewd political instincts and plenty of chutzpah in three tumultuous terms of mayor of new york with all the tenacity, zest, and combativeness that personified his city of golden dreams. he used to walk the streets of new york asking how am i doing? ed koch was 88. [ speaking foreign language ] >> well, this is going to be a familiar topic around here. we're back. that was a clip from the documentary "the gatekeepers" which opens in select cities today. the film looks at israel's legendary shin bet, its intelligence agency and interviews six of its former heads. they sound a lot more like chuck hagel than bibi netanyahu. has left to human suffering on the part of the palestinians and has been banned from israel itself. like president obama, they argue for the need to engage your enemies. they say you can't make peace through military means alone. in order, these men wouldn't fit in very well in the republican party in the u.s. right now. they might even get badgered by lindsey graham and ted cruz as we saw in a congressi
this week. plus a curfew to curtail violent protests that have been raised in several egyptian cities. 54 people have died. another warning came from the country's army chief, that's egypt's -- that's egypt's political problems are pushing the near anarchy along the sues canal. in cairo a mob ransacked the fire star intercontinental hotel. it has been two years since mubarak was september from power. the new -- was swept from power. the new present morsi is an islamist aligned with the brotherhood. adding to the unrest is egypt's weak economy. egypt's credit rating was downgraded from a b plus to a b. it cited instability. the urgency of egypt's climate brought leaders of all political stripes in a rare meeting tuesday. included were the muslim brotherhood. the shroff if is and secular and bib brail faxes, including mohammed el bar day and his national front. the group issued a statement calling for national dialogue, one that quote all the components of the egyptian society participate without any exclusion, unquote. as quote the only means to resolve any problems or disagreements unquot
. >> america has its characters of different regions and at the cities. he was, in that sense, a quintessential american character. >> colby? >> colorful. >> i was interviewing him one time and he stopped in the middle of the interview and said, this is really good stuff. i would like a copy of this. ed koch, dead at the age of 88. we will all remember him for the campaign. that is the last word. thanks. see you next week. are you? born in a prison... man: who's that young girl? little dorrit? oh, she's nothing. surrounded by secrets... man: there is one thing i should like to ask you. woman: have a care what you wish for. from the sprawling rags-to-riches novel by chaou. a story about a small woman with a big heart. its auto insurance customers for over 70 years.e to more information on auto insurance at geico.com or 1-800-947-auto any time of the day or night.
in the 70s, the city almost tore it down. these days, grand central is an iconic landmark but a train station first got on track 100 years ago today. next time you are here you ought to check that place out. man, it is beautiful. and now you know the news for this friday, february the 1st already. 2013. i'm shepard smith. see you back on monday, which should be a national holiday. >> laura: the o'reilly factor is on. tonight: >> i'm proud of the work we have done to elevate diplomacy and development, to serve the nation we all love. >> and hillary clinton ends her term as secretary of state, "newsweek" proclaims that she is the most powerful woman in american history. really? we'll have a debate. >> we inherited the worst financial crisis and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. >> laura: unemployment on the rise again as the economy continues to falter. who will president obama blame for this latest set back? [bleep] [ applause ] >> and vice president joe biden admits that the new gun laws being proposed might not prevent another newtown. so what's really behind the
speaking, the largest city close to us was 300 miles away, that being san antonio. on the mexican side, it's monterrey, mexico, 2 1/2 hours away. we grew up as an independent culture, the border culture. so both the mexican side and the american side, we've always thought of ourselves as one community. we don't think of ourselves as two different nations, like the nation thinks today. after 9/11, that changed. prior to 9/11, we went over there for lunch. we went over there for socializing. people come over. in fact, my home community of mcallen, texas, the business community can increase twofold because much of monterrey comes over to go shopping. that changed because the border got hardened, not only from law enforcement perspective, but the cartels came in. if you want to cross the border illegally, you literally have to go through the cartels in order to get across. so life has changed. many of the wealthy and upper middle class have moved to texas. they no longer feel safe in mexico. >> interesting. >> so there's a brain drain that's occurring. we, in turn, are prospering. their money
measures that we still do have people crossing in the 1900 mile border. there is no city in the country that is perfectly safe. there is a real penchant on how you're just spending money for very diminishing returns. >> the obama administration has done more than any other prior administration. our border today, we are spending over $18 billion just last year alone in the interior and in the border. that is more than all federal, criminal law enforcement agencies combined. more than the fbi, the dea, aft, secret service of course i mean, you name it. that is pretty incredible. and we are currently at net zero unlawful migration from mexico. here is the piece left undone, actually, there has been no path to citizenship. there is no road map, there are no legal mechanisms from people who are either currently in the united states to become citizens, the fact that they may have been here five, ten, 15, 20 years. or for family members to come to the u.s. through lawful means without waiting a decade or two decades. >> jessica, on that point, your organization is very dedicated to staunching
is to expand new york city's stop and frisk law to every police precinct in this country with a level of gun violence rises above a certain threshold level. we should have every cop, if they suspect reasonably that a person is carrying a weapon or doing something nefarious or criminal, the cop has the right to pat them down as they are here in new york which has been hugely successful. >> laura: i imagine groups like la ross so -- la larose isa will be against that -- most of the killings in places like chicago, for instance, they take place with handguns. not just the 9-millimeter with a 15 bullets in the magazine type deal, but 38 specials. niece aren't guns that will r. going to be banned. the idea of banning a 15. .6% killings committed with that type of assault weapon. that is silly. is it a concession by the white house that they know they are not going to get anything like that through. >> it might be a concession by the white house to what is possible. because they know they are not going to get the assault weapons through. but you mentioned chicago. compare chicago with new york, ne
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